TRIMBLE DEMOCRAT 1950 - 1959
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The record of deaths were taken from microfilm and the books of papers,
THE TRIMBLE DEMOCRAT for the years 1950 through 1959.
Everything enclosed in ( parentheses ) was added from another source, burial records, TRIMBLE COUNTY KENTUCKY CEMETERIES, some reference to 1870 census of Trimble County, and some from family research. All notes were added by and not contained in the obituary. Permission to use at the Trimble County Kentucky Genealogy site from the Trimble County Historical Society, Trimble County, Kentucky. I would like to thank them for making this resource available.
DAVIS, George, 86, died 4 Jun 1959, St. Louis, MO, burial there. b. Trimble Co. (s/o George and Sarah Scott Davis,) attended the old Science Hollow school, survived by bro., Manuel Davis. A niece is Mrs. Henry Tingle.
DEAN, William Hughes, 64, died 12 Jun 1953, burial Louisville, KY He lived his entire life on farm where he died, W.W.I veteran. Survived by bro., F. R. Dean, 2 sis., Mrs. Blanche Wheeler and Mrs. Daisy Scobee. Preceded by 2 bro., S. W. and J. J. Dean, sis., Mrs. Nannie Rhey Gilbert.
DEMAREE, Clarence Bayles, 88, died 11 Jul 1955, burial IOOF Eminence. Native Henry Co., KY, he had made his home in Bedford since 1935. m. CATHERINE BUTTERMAN, she died 20 yrs ago. Survived by children, Frank, Edward and Miles Demaree, Mrs. Julian Pecar, Mrs. Leroy Gassert. Preceded by dau., Mrs. George Bernauer who died 3 yrs ago.
DETMER, Rev. John Edwin, 38, died 30 May 1952, Lexington, __, burial Rising Sun, IN. b. Milton, KY, s/o late Andy Detmer and Mrs. Emma Sachleben Detmer of Rising Sun. Ordained in 1939, Lutheran Church. Survived by wife, EMMA LANGENHOP DETMER, 3 sons, Edwin, Richard and David Detmer, 3 sis., Mrs. Carl Schiller, Mrs. Laura Smith and Mrs. Oren Seickman, 2 bro., William and Charles Detmer.
DETMER, Louise, 68, died 16 Jul 1952, burial Moffett Cem. b. 11 Feb 1884, in Hunter's Bottom, d/o late Henry and Elizabeth Foalkes Thieman, (widow of LEWIS DETMER,) a resident of Trimble Co. until 5 years ago when she moved to Madison, IN. Survived by sis., Mrs. Anna Wessler, brother, Frank Thieman. Preceded by sister, Clara Thieman, 2 brothers, Andy and Fred Thieman.
DEVINE, Cora Lee, __, died 21 Feb 1950, Antioch com., burial IOOF Bedford. Widow of WILLIAM DEVINE. Surv. by 6 ch., Mrs. Lonnie Teague, Mrs. Lem Goode, Jack, Sarah Jane, Willie and Dallas, a bro. Will Pitman.
DEVINE, George, 55, died 22 May 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. Veteran of W.W.I, b. Trimble Co. (s/o William and Cora Pitman Devine.) Survived by 2 bro., Will and Dallas Paul, sis., Mrs. Nettie Goode, Mrs. Bessie Teague and Mrs. Sarah McKelvey. Preceded by a brother Pack Devine.
DEVINE, Rollie, (ca 50,) died 15 Mar 1950, near Ewingford, Burial IOOF Bedford. s/o late Mr. and Mrs. Bud Devine, m. 18 Mar 1929 to MARY BELL CRAWFORD who survives with 2 sons, Forrest and R. L. Devine,Jr., 3 dau., Jaunita, Virginia Lee and Ann Devine, a bro. Noble Devine.
DRAKE, Nancy C., 83, died 23 Jul 1950, Greenwood, IN, burial ___. Native of Trimble Co. d/o William and Mary Ann Conn.
DRAQUE, Barbara Jean, 15, died 10 May 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Mr. and Mrs. Al Draque. Also leaves a bro. Robert Earl Draque.
DRISKELL, Kate Mobley, 86, died 16 Jan 1957, Hunter's Bottom, burial Mt. Carmel Cem. b. Jassamine Co., KY, (28 Nov 1870, d/o Thomas J. and Rebecca Aldridge Mobley.) Survived by husband, LOUIS DRISKELL, a son Charles D. Driskell.
DRISKELL, Louis C., 83, died 5 Feb 1959, near Milton, burial Mt. Carmel Cem. (b. 6 Oct 1885, s/o Thomas and Rebecca Davis Driskell.) Native of Carroll Co., KY, lived in Trimble Co. most of his life. Wife, KATE MOBLEY DRISKELL died 2 yrs ago. Survived by son, Charlie Driskell, a half-brother Will Driskell.
DRURY, Dewey H., 55, 11 mo and 15 days d, 29 Jul 1954, (2 Aug on stone) burial IOOF Bedford. b. 1898. His wife Eva (Aldridge) Drury, 2 sons Grover and William Carroll, 5 brothers and 1 sister survive. Preceded by son, James Roscoe 28 yrs ago. (b. 16 Aug 1898, s/o John Grundy Drury.
DUNAWAY, Charles S., 67, died 24 Oct 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. m. 6 Dec 1906 to ROSA BELLE SHEETS who died 28 Mar 1925, 2 ch., Mrs. Ethel Hunter and Robert Dunaway, m. 2nd 6 Oct 1945 to MRS. IDA RICHMOND who survives.
DUNCAN, Van Y., 59, died 26 Sep 1950, Indianapolis burial Springdale Cem. s/o late Sinnett and Zadie King Duncan. A native of Trimble Co. he m. NORMA MILLER, d/o W. H. Miller of Madison, IN. Survived by wife and 3 ch., Van Y.,Jr., Donald Miller Duncan and Mrs. Marilyn Kirchner, 2 sisters, Mrs. Milo Vail and Mrs. Will Gray.
DUNCAN, Wilbur "Bill," 50, d. 11 Jan 1951, Madison, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o Willis and Hallie Duncan, b. Trimble Co. 18 Jul 1900, moved to IN 14 yrs ago. m. 1926 to OPAL HORINE who survives with 4 children, Doretha Jean, Harold Wayne, Richard Sherrell and James Wilbur Duncan, bro., Robert Duncan, and 2 sis., Mrs. Nettie Webster, Mrs. Jennie Hackney.
DUNLAP, A. H., 81, died 5 Nov 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Grant Co., KY. Came to Trimble Co. with family ca 35 yrs ago, Wife ANNA WEBSTER DUNLAP died ca 2 years ago. Surv. by ch., Mrs. Nolan Hamilton, Mrs. Ora Petit, Mrs. Wyman Callis, Ernest, Robert and Julian Dunlap.
DUNLAP, Anna 76, died 26 Dec 1955, near Bedford, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 6 Aug 1879 at Mt. Zion in Grant Co., KY, d/o late William and Sarah Miller Webster. m. 1 Mar 1899 to ALEXANDER HADE DUNLAP at Williamstown. Husband and 7 ch., survive, Ernest, Robert, Julian, Hayden Dunlap, Mrs. Ora Pettit, Mrs. Jaunita Callis and Mrs. Vera Hamilton, 5 sis., Mrs. Betty Aldridge, Mrs. Martha Mertz, Mrs. Ada Persell, Mrs. Maude Carter and Miss Elizabeth Webster, 2 bro. Willie and Harry Webster. Preceded by son, Carl William who died in infancy and 2 sis. Mrs. Ella Skirvin and Mrs. Laura Chilton.
DUNLAP, Julian G., 43, died 4 Dec 1957, Bedford, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Grant Co., KY, s/o Alex Hayden and Anna Webster Dunlap, came to Trimble Co. when 5 yrs old. Survived by wife, Dorothy Cutshaw Dunlap, 4 ch., Mrs. LaMar Melvin, Warren, Dow and Dottie Dale Dunlap, 3 bro. Ernest, Robert and Haydon Dunlap, 3 sis., Mrs. Ora Petit, Mrs. Noland Hamilton and Mrs. Wyman Callis.
DUNN, Dora, 88, died 13 Apr 1959, funeral at Carrollton, KY, burial __. b. Trimble Co. lived in Providence vicinity, survived by wife EFFIE (DIARMIT) DUNN and 6 ch., Mrs. George Gaines, Mrs. Vesta Egerton, Mrs. Corinne Soots, Estill, El and Oris Dunn, 5 bro., Frank, Jess, Ezra, John and Erb Dunn, 2 sis., Mrs. Amy Peyton and Mrs. Mona Jenkins.
EDWARDS, Joseph D., 71, died 6 Dec 1959, Madison, IN, burial _____. Native of Trimble Co. lived most of his life in IN. Survived by dau., Mrs. William Turner, son, James Edwards, a sis. Mrs. Daisie Green. Preceded by wife, MINNIE EDWARDS in 1953.
ELDRIDGE, Jesse F., 29. See under Aldredge.
ESTES, Callie, 71, died 14 Jun 1955, burial _____. Survived by 3 dau., Mrs. Goldie Tharp, Mrs. Lutie Tharp and Mrs. Ruby Hunter, 2 sons, Hurley and J. T. Estes, 2 sis., Dellie Estes and Roxie Wright, 2 bro., Lego and Willie Louden.
ESTES, William R., (74,) died 29 Oct 1952 in Trimble Co., burial ______
EWING, Elizabeth, about 75, died 4 Jul 1950, Indianapolis, burial Mitchell, IN. Native of Trimble Co. d/o Abel Ewing, survived by sis. in the West, and a bro., Jesse Ewing, Indianapolis
FARLEY, Joseph Hayden, 82, died 27 Sep 1951, Indianapolis, burial there. Spent most his life in Trimble Co. had lived in Indiana 6 years. His father Forrest Farley, was a Civil War veteran. Survived by 2 dau., Mrs. Nellie Parker and Mrs. Mabel Schwartz, 4 sons, Donald, James, Joseph and Benson Farley, a brother Jasper Farley. Note: Hayden Farley married EVA F. WILLIAMSON, 20 Jan 1892 in Trimble Co.
FAULCONER, William Henry, 74, died 27 Nov 1953, Missouri, burial there. s/o Robert Logan and Sally Coleman Faulconer, b. near Bedford, the family moved to MO when he was 2 yrs old. He was m. in Indiana on 22 Feb 1932 to FLORENCE CASEBEER, they were parents of 4 ch.
FAULKNER, Ivy, __, died 2 Mar 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. b. 11 Dec 1874, s/o late Loven and Cornelia Perkinson Faulkner. m. 26 Feb 1897 to BERTIE ROWLETT. Survived by sister, Dell Stanley. Preceded by sis., Mona Callis and Laura Rowlett.
FERRIS, Florence, 88, died 30 Jan 1953, Milton, burial Moffett Cem. (d/o Danville and Sallie McIntire Moreland.) b. 17 Oct 1864, she spent her entire life at the home place where she was born in Trout's Bottom until two years ago when she went to live with her niece. m. WILLIAM A. FERRIS, Oct 1911, he died 10 yrs ago. Survived by 2 nieces, 1 nephew. Preceded by a brother W. A. Moreland and a sister Mrs. Sophia Luckett.
FISHER, Abby, 83, died 28 Mar 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. (Born 10 Sep 1867,) d/o Joseph (and Sarah Malissa Rowlett) Perkinson, ( her husband, JOSEPH L. FISHER died 1944.) Survived by sons, Raymond, Elmo and J. W. Fisher. Preceded by a bro. R. A. Perkinson.
FISHER, Bobby Gene, 19, died 27 Feb 1954, burial IOOF Bedford. s/o late Charles and Mayme Moore Fisher, b. Bedford, 11 Nov 1934. Survived by 2 sisters, Mrs. William Sage and Charlotte Fisher, a brother, Glenn Allen Fisher.
FISHER, Charles Clifford, 54, died 19 Aug 1950, burial IOOF Bedford. A W.W.I veteran, b. Trimble Co. 30 Mar 1896, 2nd son of late Michael T. and Addie Hood Fisher, m. 28 Dec 1921 to MAMIE MOORE. Preceded by wife who died 7 years ago and a child who died in infancy. Survived by 2 dau., Mrs. William H. Sage and Charlotte Fisher, 2 sons, Glenn Allen and Bobby Fisher, a brother Robert Fisher, 2 sisters Mrs. Carrie Overton and Mrs. Henry Hawkins.
FISHER, Lynn Marie, 10 mo, (b. 10 Mar 1950,) d. 27 Mar 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Fisher, grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Chandler and Mr. and Mrs. Elmo Fisher, great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ben Chandler, Mrs. Abbie Fisher, Mr. W. B. Rowlett and Mr. Rodman Callis.
FISHER, Mattie, 89, died 21 Feb 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Richard and Mary Jane Adams Hancock, b. Trimble Co. lived her life here. Widow of GEORGE FISHER. Survived by dau., Mrs. Nell Spilman, a brother Jesse Hancock.
FISHER, Robert W., 60, died 25 May 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. A W.W.I veteran, s/o late M. T. and Addie Hood Fisher, b. Trimble Co. m. 11 Aug 1920 to BARBARA ADCOCK who survives with 2 dau. Mrs. Leland Gatewood and Velma Fisher, 2 sis., Mrs. Carrie Overton and Mrs. Nettie Hawkins. Preceded by brother Charles Fisher, 3 sisters, Mrs. Sada Bear, Mrs. Ida Ward and Mrs. Rosa Green.
FIX, Dr. Carroll C., 46, died 7 Jun 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. Survived by wife, JOSEPHINE GIDDENS FIX, 1 dau. Mrs. S. Duncan Logan.
FORD, AMANDA LOU, 81, d. 12 Sep 1957, Carrollton, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Nancy Jane and Joseph R. Powell, b. Trimble Co., after marriage, lived near Sligo in Trimble Co. until 4 years ago. Survived by husband, WARNER FORD, a daughter Mrs. Ernest Staten.
FORD, Jennie E., 71, Louisville, interred 18 Nov 1954, Cave Hill Cem. Former resident of Pendleton com. in Trimble Co. Surv. by dau., Mrs. Clyde Carroll of Louisville.
FOREE, Warren K., (ca 70,) died 27 Aug 1958, burial Sulphur Cem. (s/o Francis M. and Harriett Foot Foree.) Survived by wife ELIZABETH C. FOREE, 10 ch., Mrs. Harold Barnett, Mrs. Francis Newman, Mrs. Georgie Reid, Mrs. G. D. Baxter, Mrs. Chester Herron, John C., Kenneth, Joe, Wallace and William, 1 bro. Frank Foree, 2 sisters, Mrs. Lela Schrader and Mrs. Lillian Foree.
FOX, Arthur Stanley, 13, died 28 Sep 1952, burial Moffett Cem. (b. 27 Nov 1939,) s/o Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Fox (Mary Stanley.) His parents and 3 bro., Norvie L., Jimmy and Michael Fox, 2 sis., Mrs. Wilma Bright and Charlotte Fox survive. (A 4th bro. Charles Fox.)
FOX, Eugene, 54, Milton, died 18 May 1957, burial Moffett Cem. Native and lifelong resident of Trimble Co. (b. 5 Jan 1903, s/o Frank and _____ McCord Fox.) Survived by wife, Mary (Stanley) Fox, 2 dau., Mrs. Charlotte Purvis and Mrs. Wanda (Wilma) Bright, 4 sons, Norvie, Jimmy, Michael and Charles Fox, 2 sis., Mrs. Susie Taylor and Mrs. Lottie Kidwell, 1 bro. Louis Fox, 2 half-sis. Mrs. Frances Richmond and Mrs. Edith Fox. Note: Name, Wilma not Wanda Bright.
FOX, Fay, 20 Milton, died 13 Jul 1955, burial Moffett Cem. d/o Lloyd Harmon (and Mary Lee Foster Harmon, b. 9 Dec 1934.) Wife of LEWIS FOX. Also survived by father, dau., Becky Fox, and a number of brothers and sisters.
FRESH, John V., 87, died 30 Aug 1954, Spring Creek near Milton, burial Moffett Cem. A native of Trimble Co., b. 2 Sep 1866, s/o Richard and Josephine Roseberry Fresh. A retired river boat captain - operated packet boats from Madison to Louisville for years. m. 13 Oct 1904 to LUCY JONES at Madison, IN who survives also 2 sons, Wilmer and Cleo Fresh, foster dau., Mrs. Ralph King, a sister Mrs. Alma Turner and a brother Charles Fresh.
GAMMONS, Elizabeth, 71, died 13 Feb 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. d/o late John and Nancy Hosley Rudder, m. 17 Dec 1904 to JOHN GAMMONS who survives with 5 ch., Mrs. Walter Meadows, Mrs. Cecil Yeager, Mrs. Kermit Yelton, Cecil and Wilbur Gammons, a sis. Mrs. Ernest Eldridge, 2 bro. John and Dave Rudder. Preceded by sons Lafie and Everett Gammons.
GAMMONS, Lafie, 43, died 1 Nov 1950, burial IOOF Bedford.(William Lafie Born 21 Dec 1907) s/o Mr. and Mrs. John Gammons (Elizabeth Rudder.) Survived by parents, 3 sisters, Mrs. Walter Meadows, Mrs. Cecil Yager (Yeager) and Mrs. Kennitt (or Kermit Yelton, see above) 2 bro., Wilbur and Cecil Gammons. Another brother Everett, died 12 yrs. ago.
GAMMONS, Sada Rhea, 44, Trimble Co., died Oldham Co., 6 Oct 1952. Burial ______. d/o Thomas and Lydia Perkinson Jeffries. Information from burial and death records.
GAMMONS, Wilbur Parker, 54, died 17 Dec 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Madison, IN, (23 Nov 1904,) spent most of his life in Bedford Com. s/o John and the late Elizabeth Gammons. Survived by wife MADELINE TINGLE GAMMONS, 3 sis., Mrs. Cecil Yeager, Mrs. Walter Meadows and Mrs. Kermit Yelton, a brother Cecil Gammons.
GARRETT, Robert Lee "Uncle Bob," 86, d. 18 Feb 1951, burial IOOF Bedford b. 5 Oct 1864, s/o late Richard and America (Taylor) Garrett, m. 26 Jun 1889 to SARAH KENDALL, 5 ch., 3 preceded him, surviving children are Mrs. Thelma Harmon and Mrs. Birdie McManis, a sis. Mrs. Ida Hubbard and 1 brother Oscar Garrett.
GARRETT, Wilbur, 43, d. 6 Nov 1955, burial Louisville Memorial Garden. b. Bedford, moved to Louisville 12 years ago. Survived by dau., Mary Lee Garrett, his parents Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Garrett, 4 sis., Mrs. Amy Burrows (his twin), Mrs. Ruby Leach, Mrs. Burnice Litz and Mrs. Hazel South, 2 bro., Richard and William Garrett.
GARRIOTT, H. Trigg, 87, died 16 Aug 1958, burial IOOF Bedford. He came to Trimble Co. from Oldham Co., KY, lived here most his live. (Born 5 Jun 1871, s/o Joseph and Mary Catherine Pennington Garrett) (Wife, LILLIE GARRIOTT GARRETT died 3 Feb 1949.) Survived by 7 ch., Mrs. Allene McAllister, Mrs. Irvin Liter, Mrs. Victor Liter, Roy, Willie, Henry and D. R. Garriott, a brother Goodlow Garriott. A brother Tommie Garriott and half-bro. Jim Singer preceded him. Note: His tomb stone reads: TRIGG GARRETT, not Garriott.
GATEWOOD, Amanda "Aunt Mandy," 104, died 16 Sep 1956, burial Gatewood Cem. Bedford, KY. She died one week short of her 105th birthday. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Bunny Perkinson and Mrs. Myrtle Cramer. Note: This was written in paper of 4 Oct 1951-Aunt Mandy Gatewood 100 on 23 Sep 1951. Amanda Eliza Hackney-She is only one left of 9 children born to Mary Jane Montgomery and Francis Collins Hackney in Woodword Co. 4 miles north of Versailes, KY. Moved to Trimble Co. lived in Poplar Ridge community. Married Francis Foree Gatewood in 1878 and lived near the fair grounds, children, Maurice died 1918, Elva Hosley died 16 Dec 1937, Coleman died 9 yrs ago, Dow died 1 year of age, two are living, Mrs. Myrtle Cranmer and Millie Perkinson.
GATEWOOD, James Eldridge, __, died 20 Jan 1955, burial California. Native of Bedford, b. 11 Oct 1886, 1 of 9 children born to Late J. W. and Emma Helen Leland Gatewood. Moved to Calif. in 1910, m. 1915 to IDA GUTHAUS who died last Jan. Survived by 3 sis., Mrs. George Bartlett, Mrs. S. A.Duvall and Mrs. Nora Gividen, 3 bro., Wilbur, W. C. and Edwin Gatewood. Preceded by 2 sisters.
GATEWOOD, Marc Allen, 9 months, died 31 May 1954, IOOF Bedford. Survived by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Gatewood, 2 bro., Gregory Lee and Kevin Dean Gatewood, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fisher, and Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gatewood.
GOGLE, Carrie Joyce, __, d. 9 Oct 1955, Ann Harber, Mich., burial there. Wife of Joseph Gogle. Originally from IN, she came at the age of 16 as an orphan to the home of a relative, the late J. B. Joyce and Mrs. Joyce. She was the sister of the late Frank Joyce of Wise's Landing. Survived by dau., Mrs. Gladys Profock.
GOLDEN, William, 57, died 18 Mar 1957, funeral at Providence, burial Louden graveyard. W.W.I veteran, b. 11 Feb 1899, m. 28 Apr 1923 to MAYME ETHEL McCALLISTER. Survived by wife, 11 ch., Mrs. W. G. Wallace, Mrs. Frances Martin, Mrs. Salina Storky, Mrs. Minnie Martin, Mrs. Nora K. Carter, Mrs. Russell Wallace, Mrs. Elsa Whortenbury, Anna Sue Wallace, Fred, Philip, Anthony and Harold Golden. Note: I have 12 names here.
GOODE, (Elizabeth W.,) 73, died 13 Nov 1955, burial IOOF Bedford. Wife of James H. Goode. Survived by 9 ch., Mrs. Aubrey Craig, Mrs. J. W. Taylor, Mrs. William Parson, Marvin, Milburn, William, Robert, Fred and Glenn Goode, 3 bro., W. C., Buchell and Arthur Drake. Preceded by 2 sisters, Mrs. Cora Conner and Mrs. Naomi Bush. Note: Elizabeth was d/o James W. and Mary C. Perkinson Drake.
GOODE, Lemuel M., (ca 74,) died 11 Feb 1951, burial IOOF Bedford. (b. 5 Feb 1877,) s/o late William R. and Virginia (Cook) Goode, a lifelong resident of Trimble Co. m. 4 Jul 1915 to NETTIE DEVINE who survives with son Homer Cook Goode, 1 sister Mrs. Lizzie McIntire, 1 brother James Goode.
GORDON, Mace, 64, died 3 Jul 1958, Milton, burial Moffett Cem. A retired river engineer. Survived by wife Lillian Gordon and 6 ch., Charles, Matthew, Eddie Gordon, Mrs. Joe Morse, Mrs. Tom Stewart and Mrs. Carroll Coghill, 3 sis., Mrs. Minnie Ford, Mrs. Evelyn Steele and Mrs. Helen Quire, 3 bro., John, Arthur and Richard Gordon. Preceded by a brother.
GOSSOM, John Homer, 75, Long Beach, Calif., interred 29 Aug 1957 A native of Milton. Survived by wife MARY NEELY GOSSOM, dau., Mrs. James I. Buell, son, Dr. John Neely Gossom, sis., Elizabeth Gossom and a brother, Robert H. Gossom.
GRAVES, George E., 79, died 1 Jan 1951, burial Mt. Carmel Cem. (b. 18 Sep 1871,) s/o late Thomas and Mary Graves, lifelong resident of Trimble Co. m. MARGARET RICHMOND who died 15 yrs ago. 3 ch., Virgil, James and Hallie preceded him. Survived by 2 sons, Hubert and Leonard.
GRAVES, Hubert Oma, 62, died 4 Sep 1959, burial Moffett Cem. A life resident of the Trimble Co. (s/o George E. and Margarete Richmond Graves.) Survived by wife LEONA McCORD GRAVES, a dau. Mrs. Eula Clarkson, son, Odell Graves and a brother, Leonard Graves.
GRAVES, Maude, 84, died 24 Feb 1952, burial Vernon, IN. (b. 7 Aug 1867, d/o David and Elizabeth Stewart.) Widow of the late W. H. GRAVES a conductor on the Pennsylvania railroad. She spent most of her life in Columbus, IN. Surviving are 2 dau., Mrs. Ruth McClarin and Mrs. William Neal.
GRAY, Emma, 66, died 23 Jun 1954, burial Springdale Cem., Madison, IN. b. Trimble Co. d/o Sennett and Zadie King Duncan. WILLIAM R. GRAY her husband, died a number of yrs ago. Survived by sis., Mrs. Milo Vail with whom she made her home for sometime, 2 sons Harold and Sennett.
GREEN, Arthur, 76, died 26 Feb 1956, burial Springdale Cem., Madison. b. 21 Mar 1880 and reared in Trimble Co. s/o S. B. and Mary Surber Green. A resident of Indianapolis and for the last 18 months in Madison, IN. Survived by wife BONNIE WILLIAM GREEN, 2 dau., Mrs. T. W. Grisby and Mrs. Helen Pitner, 4 sis., Mrs. Lola Newman, Mrs. V. T. Etherton, Mrs. Pearl Bayne and Mrs. Ethel Roberts, 2 brothers, Gilbert and Harvey Green.
GREEN, Miss Mattie, 85, died 7 Apr 1950, burial Pleasureville Cem. d/o late John F. and Lucy Utley Green of North Pleasureville. After their death 27 years ago, she made her home in Sulphur, KY.
GREENWOOD, Amanda, 85, died 25 Apr 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co., d/o late Charles S. and Mary Lane Tingle. m. 22 Oct 1890 to WILLIE WALTER DOUGHERTY, who died 1893 leaving 2 small daughters now known as Mrs. A. B. Lehue and Mrs. Eugene E. (Virginia) Greenwood, the latter died some 25 yrs ago. m. 2nd on 28 Aug 1916 to CARL GREENWOOD, they moved to Calif. and lived there until 1943 when they returned to KY and to Trimble Co. in 1951.
GREENWOOD, Eva E., 78, died 5 Mar 1959, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. (b. 12 Jan 1881,) d/o late Sam and Alice Lane Tingle. Survived by husband, A. E. GREENWOOD, a dau. Mrs. Charles Ransdell, a son Harold Greenwood, bro., G. A. Tingle. Preceded by dau. Mary, ca 12 yrs ago.
GREENWOOD, James Clyde, 62, d. 29 Sep 1955, Louisville, KY, burial there W.W.I veteran, s/o late Joseph and Susan McMahan Greenwood. Survived by 3 sis., Mrs. Nannie Powell, Mrs. Wallis Powell and Mrs. Amy Hancock, 3 bro., A. E., C. B. and Eugene Greenwood, Sr. Preceded by a brother, Albert Greenwood.
GREENWOOD, Mary Pryor, 56, d. 3 Dec 1959, Madison, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Trimble Co. (11 Mar 1903, d/o John and America Parham Arnett.) She spent most of her life in Trimble Co. m. JACK GREENWOOD 39 yrs ago, he survives with 3 ch., Allen and Francis Greenwood and Mrs. Martha Montgomery, sis., Mrs. Fanny Lynch. Preceded by a son Paul Greenwood, 2 bro. Alfred and Harvey Arnett, 2 sis. Ella and Lula Rowlett.
GRIFFITH, Elijah Fitch, 75, died 30 Mar 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. W.W.I veteran 1914-1920, died 18 days after the death of his wife, NELLIE CATLETT GRIFFITH. b. Brown Co., OH, resided in Bedford area most of his life. Survived by children, Mrs. Ernest Fewell, Mrs. Charles Brooks, Mrs. Sam Adams, Mrs. Eugene Wilson, Mrs. Jerry Harlow, Andrew and William E. Griffith.
GRIFFITH, Elijah Fitch, Jr., 31, died 1 Aug 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. Served in Navy 1943-1945, b. 5 Dec 1924, s/o Elijah Fitch and Nellie Catlett Griffith. m. Feb 1956 to MRS. ELVA CHAPMAN, other survivors are 5 sisters, Mrs. Sam Adams, Mrs. Gerald Harlow, Mrs. Charles Brooks, Mrs. Ernest Fewell and Mrs. Eugene Wilson, 2 brothers, Andrew and William Edward Griffith.
GRIFFITH, Linda Carroll, 1 yr, 5 mo. d. 7 Apr 1956, burial IOOF Bedford. d/o Herbert and Grace Smith Griffith, a sis. Janice, also survive.
GRIFFITH, Nellie Catlett, 64, died 12 Mar 1957, burial IOOF Bedford. b. Anderson Co., KY, lived in Bedford a number of years. Survived by husband ELIJAH GRIFFITH, ch., Mrs. Ernest Fewell, Mrs. Sam Adams, Mrs. Charles Brooks, Mrs. Eugene Wilson, Mrs. Jerry Harlow, sons, Andrew and William Edward Griffith. Son Fitch Griffith, dec'd.
GROSS, Alvin, 51, d. 3 Oct 1955, Rykers Ridge, IN, burial Moffett Cem. A native of Trimble Co. a school teacher, (b. 6 Aug 1904,) s/o J. W. and Dollie Cull Gross who died this year. Survived by wife MABEL JONES GROSS, 2 dau., Donna age 13 and Noretta age 8 yrs. 3 sis., Mrs. Oscar Thompson, Mrs. Clifford Duncan and Miss Mary Gross, 7 bro., Perry, Norman, Oscar, Calvin, Jesse L., George and Wilbur Gross.
GROSS, Dollie Cull, 72, died 18 Feb 1955, burial Moffett Cem. d/o John and Susan Holsclaw Cull, lived in Trimble Co. throughout her life. Husband, JESSE WILLIAM GROSS preceded her by 1 week. Surviving are 11 children, Mrs. Velma Thompson, Miss Mary Ellen Gross, Mrs. Vera Duncan, Alvin, Oscar, P.T., Norman, Calvin, George, Wilbur and Jesse Lawrence Gross, 1 sis. Mrs. Mayme Cull, 1 bro. Oscar Cull.
GROSS, Jesse William, 75, died 11 Feb 1955, burial Moffett Cem. b. Owen Co., KY, 17 Jun 1879, d/o Reilly and Mary Ellen Pryor Gross. m. 10 Jan 1900, to DOLLIE CULL who surv. 11 children, see above. 3 brothers, George, Ross and Abe Gross.
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